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Senior Buyer

Longwood, FL
Company: Client of The Griffin Groupe Executive Search
Location: Longwood, FL
Job Type: Full Time
Industry: Manufacturing (Electronic Components)

Package for the Ideal Candidate
Salary: $50,000 plus annual bonus - DOE

Additional Benefits:
- Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
- 100% employer paid life insurance & long-term disability insurance
- Paid Company Holidays
- Paid Vacation Time
- 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match

Senior Buyer
  • Raw material purchasing, intra group purchasing, and other outside service purchasing to support our production needs.
  • Ensures that all purchasing activities are executed to support the short- and long-term business needs along with the operating and financial objectives.
  • Communicates with suppliers on status of open orders as well as issues with quality and deliveries.
  • Proactive review of potential material shortages to avoid production delays.
  • Liaise with Inventory team on inventory levels for upcoming order placement.
  • Ensures all required documentation is received on time from suppliers.
  • Maintains key performance indicators on supplier performance.
  • Expediting materials if needed to support production needs.
  • Successful candidates must have an undergraduate degree, and a minimum of 5 years related procurement experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Individual must have knowledge relevant to required commodities (metals, plating, chemicals, electronic components), as well as CNC machined parts.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in ERP/MRP systems.
  • Experience in Aerospace manufacturing environment or in support of Government contracts including FAR//DFAR/DPAS/ITAR compliance is preferred.
  • Problem solver.
  • Strong and proven negotiation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, and ability to work as part of a team in multi-site setting and international environment.
  • Technical proficiency with typical office software applications.
  • Ability to manage many tasks simultaneously including expediting of materials to support production needs.
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 10-15 lbs.
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone
Ryan Schortmann
The Griffin Groupe
Director of Recruiting and Technology

Please contact me with any questions:


(w) 774-773-9321
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